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Oia of Santorini, Greece

Santorini, also known as Thira, is the largest and most beautiful island of a circular archipelago. Rated by people, it stands for one of the world’s most beautiful destinations for a vacation or living. There is no word that can describe this destination, it has stunning views, beautiful construction, white beaches and what is most important - good people.

The most beautiful and visited place on this island is the village Oia pronounced like ‘Ia’. People find places like this interesting because of their colorful infrastructure and mountainous slope, not to mention the stunning sunset view. The village is also situated on top of an impressive cliff and offers a spectacular view over the volcano of Palia and Nea Kameni and the island of Thirassia. A lot of artistic souls fell in love with this place and settled their anchor right there, so that explains many galleries.

Oia has several cultural attractions like the Maritime Museum which houses a small library, items from the maritime life of the area, and the vestiges of a Venetian fortress. Hence the two-story captain houses built on the highest part of the village which are a reminder of the village’s former affluence. Enjoy this rarely beauty and write to us about how it was.

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